How to Get Free Legal Aid in Southwest Texas

TRLA attorneys provide counsel, advocacy, and representation in more than 45 civil legal practice areas, which include but are not limited to matters related to family, farmworker, public benefits, consumer protection, education, employment, and housing law. If you have a legal problem within TRLA’s service area, can’t afford an attorney, and need help in one of our practice areas, please go to one of the following links.


Free Legal Clinics

TRLA sponsors and participates in free legal clinics, where volunteer attorneys help low-income Texans with divorces, driver’s license restoration, accessing veterans’ benefits, wills, and other civil legal matters. For a list of the clinics, please go to free legal clinics.

Our Service Area

TRLA provides legal services to people in 68 counties:

Aransas, Atascosa, Bandera, Bastrop, Bee, Bexar, Blanco, Brewster, Brooks, Burnet, Caldwell, Calhoun, Cameron, Comal, Crockett, Culberson, DeWitt, Dimmit, Duval, Edwards, El Paso, Frio, Gillespie, Goliad, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays, Hidalgo, Hudspeth, Jackson, Jeff Davis, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Karnes, Kendall, Kenedy, Kerr, Kimble, Kinney, Kleberg, La Salle, Lavaca, Live Oak, Llano, Mason, Maverick, McMullen, Medina, Nueces, Pecos, Presidio, Real, Reeves, Refugio, San Patricio, Starr, Sutton, Terrell, Travis, Uvalde, Val Verde, Victoria, Webb, Willacy, Williamson, Wilson, Zapata, and Zavala.